Industry News 2/5/2013

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Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

Shmooz: Final Stop at SIA in Denver for Malakye.com's Shmooz Trio of Winter 2013 Events is a Success

 

SNOW: Industry Mixes Up Work and Pleasure at 2013 SIA Snow Show

 

SNOW: It's a Wrap for 2013 SIA Snow Show as the Industry Heads to the Mountains for On-Snow Demo

 

EVENT: Backcountry.com Seeks Female Software Engineers For First-Ever Women's Hackathon

 

SNOW: Burton & Lifebeat Debut New Salt-N-Pepa Collaboration Snowboard at the 2013 SIA Snow Show

 

WEB: GrindMedia Launches MtnAdvisor.com

 

SNOW: Industry Celebrates Resiliency of Snow Sports on Day One of 2013 SIA Snow Show

 

B$Z: Louis Garneau and Cycling Canada Renew Partnership

 

B$Z: Electric Announces New Identity, Growth Strategy and Product Lines

 

EMP: Brodsky Hands Bike Co-op Reins to Barrett for Next Stage

 

B$Z: MIZU signs exclusive licensing agreements with Electric, Nixon, Poler and Volcom

 

EVENT: The Best of 2013/2014 Snow Gear Hits SIA On-Snow Demo

 

 

Action Sports, Outdoor & Lifestyel Industry News

DYE Precision, in San Diego, CA, has welcomed not one, but TWO new members to their team! Michael Chapman has come on board as the company's new Interactive Media Graphic Designer, and Peter Abdelmesih has joined the crew as Technical Designer. Congrats guys! #DreamJobs

 

 
 
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The Herschel Supply Company brand based in Vancouver, BC, Canada is fast becoming a globally recognized, must-have brand for the fashion conscious consumer and is currently seeking a Collections Specialist to join its Finance team and assist with a rapidly growing North American customer base of over 700 fine retailers.

Work from anywhere in the US!! Shinola is looking for a Sales Manager for bikes and bicycle accessories to work remotely and is expected to travel frequently to establish and maintain dealer relationships.

Simms, a leading manufacturer in the Fishing industry, is looking for a multi-disciplinary Product Designer to join the product design team. This position to be based in Bozeman, Montana.

The Trek Store Manager will be an employee of Trek Bicycle Corp. and will provide leadership to the Madison, Wisc. store, primarily responsible for store operations, staffing, staff training & development, store layout, special events, and inventory.

prAna, committed to growing and resonating with like-minded people: climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world, is seeking a Store Manager for a retail location in Boulder, Colo.

Daddies Board Shop, based in Portland, Ore., is the largest longboard skateboard ecommerce company in the US, and has a long history in snowboarding and street skating as well. The fast growing company seeks a Senior Apparel & Footwear Buyer responsible for building a world-class buying organization hell bent on world domination, among other duties.

Carry Gear Solutions is a private label & branded design and development company based in Seattle, Wash. and is looking to expand! Check out these "2" NEW positions opening up at CGS!
Account Manager
Product Designer - Bags/Luggage

Sugar Bowl Resort in Truckee, Calif., the best ski/snowboard resort in Lake Tahoe, has an immediate need for a Lift Mechanic Journeyman Level 3 with the ability to work in a sometimes high stress, fast paced environment.

Come work with the most innovative cycling brand in the world! Specialized Bikes in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has "5" NEW opportunities today. Check 'em out!
Component Engineer
Product Line Manager - Women's Equipment Category
Machinist/Fabricator
Executive Assistant to the President & Founder
Women's Category Lead Bike Graphic Designer

Giant Bicycles is a company which strives to get people outside having fun on bikes and is swinging their doors wide open for an Office Manager and Executive Assistant to join the team in Newbury Park, Calif.

ONE Industries Corp. based in San Diego, Calif. is a globally recognized leader in technical apparel, helmets, protective products, graphics and lifestyle apparel and is looking for candidates for "3" NEW positions. Check these out!
Inside Sales Representative - Mountain Bike
Assistant Designer - Moto/MTB
Product Graphic Designer - Moto/MTB

TaylorMade Golf Brands in Carlsbad, Calif. seeks an Accessories Designer for Industrial Designs for the TaylorMade, Adidas, and Ashworth brands.

Dragon, in Carlsbad, Calif. continues to grow in 2013 and the company is looking to add an experienced Supply Chain Manager.

Travis Mathew Apparel, a lifestyle-driven golf apparel and footwear brand in Seal Beach, Calif., is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Customer Service Representative to provide excellent customer service both internally at Travis Mathew and externally with our customers by supporting our Sales Representatives day-to-day sales stewardship needs and adhering to all Travis Mathew policies and procedures.

Pricepoint.com is America's premier online cycling source and has recently moved into its brand new customized facilities located in the beautiful South Bay region of Los Angeles. As a result, Price Point is currently expanding its team of dedicated professionals and is now accepting applications for the position of Purchasing Clerk to be based in Rancho Dominguez, Calif.

Pricepoint.com in Rancho Dominguez, Calif. is also accepting applications for the position of Customer Service Manager.

A Confidential World Renowned Motorsports Company seeks Supercross/Motocross Support, a dedicated, professional and knowledgeable individual to work with the company's sponsored Supercross and Motocross athletes. This position to be based in Torrance, Calif.

NRI USA, LLC is one of the United States premier distribution service providers, located in Los Angeles, Calif. with facilities also in Kamloops and Surrey, BC provide the manpower and facilities for American and European manufacturers of premium apparel and equipment in the active lifestyle market to distribute their product across the US and internationally. Lucky for you, NRI currently has one full-time, non-exempt position available for an Operations Manager.

NRI USA, LLC in Los Angeles, Calif. also has a full-time, non-exempt position available for an Accounting and Payroll Administrator to report to the Accounting Manager.

A Confidential Company in the Apparel Industry (specifically Fashion Accessories) has an immediate opening for a Product Development Assistant. This position to be based in Los Angeles, Calif.

Sunests, Inc. is looking for an Assistant Designer to help 2 designers, with 3 different womens swimwear brands; at a Junior-contemporary, fashion forward, well established, swimwear company of over 28 years. This position to be based in Harbor City, Calif. (Los Angeles Area).

Volcom seeks a Warehouse Management System Manager to be the liaison between the IT department and the business operations on requirement gathering and business concept development. Please note that this position is based at our Distribution Center in Irvine, Calif. It will require travel to our HQ in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Sanuk Footwear in Irvine, Calif. is widely known for its innovative and unexpected sandal products and is looking to fill "2" NEW positions. Check 'em out!
National Sales Manager
Core Marketing Manager

Asics America Corp. in Irvine, Calif. is experiencing tremedous growth and is currently seeking an eCommerce Merchant reporting directly to the Director of eCommerce, the person appointed to the role will own the merchandising of the ASICS website.

Pukka, Inc. is a private label manufacturer specializing in progressive headwear & accessories within the Action Sports, Fashion & Golf industries based in Irvine, Calif. and is seeking an experienced Art Director that possesses a high degree of creativity, as well as the ability to work with, and motivate a team.

SHIFT stormed onto the motorcycling scene in 1997 and has grown into an international brand, producing innovative riding apparel for markets around the world. The company, based in Irvine, Calif., is in need of a Merchandiser to be responsible for directly managing all aspects of SHIFT Motocross and Casual clothing.

Element is currently seeking a Men's Accessories Designer to work at headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

Ariat International, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of innovative performance equestrian footwear, apparel and belts. The company located in Union City, Calif. has an immediate opening for a Director of Product Management to develop the footwear product line vision and strategy that integrates with the overall long-term vision for the ARIAT brand for the Performance Footwear category.

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "5" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Technical Design Manager
Designer - Men's Wovens
Assistant Designer - Fleece
Assistant Production Associate
Senior Production Associate

Fox is also seeking an experienced Retail Store Manager for its retail store in Temecula, Calif.

February 4, 2013

Eastern Mountain Sports is on the search for an Apparel Technical Designer to be a part of its team in Peterborough, New Hampshire. This person will be responsible for engineering apparel design concepts into production-ready specifications that result in great fitting and performing products.

Kuhl is a product driven company with a passion for the outdoor experience based in Murray, Utah and is on the hunt for a Customer Service Representative.

Momentum Media PR is a results-driven PR agency specializing in bringing lifestyle brands to the forefront of their markets and the consumer mindshare and is currently searching for an Account Manager who is responsible for supporting both the President and the Momentum team on key accounts and in daily operations. This position to be based in Boulder, Colo. or Boston, Mass.

Don't just work in the bike industry, work for one of its leaders! Specialized Bikes in Morgan Hill, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) has an exciting opportunity for a passionate mountain bike evangelist to come on board as a Product Marketing Specialist eager to represent the company's MTB equipment categories (shoes, helmets, apparel, gloves, tires, saddles, hardgoods).

The Sanuk Retail Store located in Santa Monica, Calif. is looking for a Store Manager to ensure that the store provides the highest level of customer service possible.

Sole Technology Inc. in Lake Forest, Calif. is an amazing, positive, and exciting place to work and is on a mission is to inspire youth through a passionate commitment to authentic action sports brands. The industry-leading company is currently on the lookout for a Graphic Design Supervisor for Emerica and Altamont Apparel Ltd.

BB Dakota, located in Costa Mesa, Calif., is looking to bring on a Freelance Sportswear Designer to design and develop domestic sportswear for Dakota Collective Denim.

BB Dakota, located in Costa Mesa, Calif., is also looking to bring on a Technical Designer.

5.11 Tactical, creating superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed, and performance of law enforcement, military, firefighting, and EMS professionals, has an opening for an Apparel Sample Maker Supervisor who will lead the start-up of a new sample room and develop a sample production team at the company's new Development Center, in Irvine, Calif.

Fox, in Irvine, Calif., continues to grow its team! They have "2" NEW positions for you today. Check 'em out!
Technical Design Manager
Designer - Men's Wovens

Pukka, Inc. is a private label manufacturer specializing in progressive headwear & accessories within the Action Sports, Fashion & Golf industries based in Irvine, Calif. and is seeking an experienced Art Director that possesses a high degree of creativity, as well as the ability to work with, and motivate a team.

Incipio in Irvine, Calif. is looking to hire a Buyer/Planner to handle all aspects of the supply chain, including forecasting product need, placing purchase orders, coordinating product delivery and managing inventory.

February 1, 2013

If you're looking to get out of the Grind of the West Coast come join Ringers Gloves, a World Leader in Hand Safety, in Houston, Tex. Ringers has an open spot for a Product Developer - Designer with 3-5 yrs experience in gloves, soft goods and materials is a huge plus.

Black Diamond, located in Salt Lake City, Utah is looking for an Art Director. Imagine that - leading the delivery of final creative for all global media for a company that produces amazing products for hardcore climbers, skiers, campers, backcountry connoisseurs and more. Sign yourself up right now!

Mike's Bikes is a growing family of local bike shops operating throughout Northern California with a singular purpose: to get as many lucky people on bikes as possible. Mike's Bikes is looking for highly-motivated individuals to work as Sales Associates in its stores in Palo Alto, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area).

A Confidential Company in North County, San Diego, Calif. has a need for a Junior Financial Analyst responsible for analyzing and consolidating multiple types of reports from all our affiliates worldwide.

prAna started back in 1993 in Carlsbad, Calif. and continues to grow and resonate with like-minded people; climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world. The apparel and accessories company is looking for a U.S. Wholesale Sales Coordinator to work closely with Account Managers and Sales Representatives to assist our dealers and direct consumers in all aspects of their account as it pertains to prAna wholesale sales and customer service.

Makita brings best-in-class engineering advantage to professional power tool users. Headquartered in La Mirada, Calif., the worldwide leader in the professional power tool industry is seeking an In-House Creative Services Manager to make a direct impact on the development and implementation of our overall brand and creative strategy while also driving the direction of advertising initiatives.

A2Z Trends, located in Los Angeles, Calif., and home of 3rd&Army and Brigade brands is serving up "2" NEW opportunities for you today. Check 'em out!
Men's Contemporary Knit Designer
Women's Contemporary Collection Designer

Alpinestars, located in Torrance, Calif. is looking for a Senior Customer Service Representative to oversee the work and progress of thesales reps including both direct and wholesale customers.

Element is currently seeking a Men's Accessories Designer to work at headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

NEFF Headwear in Camarillo, Calif. is seeking a qualified Customer Service/Sales Operations Representative.

Monster Beverage Corporation, a leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages based in Corona, Calif., is currently searching for a Human Resources Business Partner to join our team. The Human Resources Business Partner is responsible for a broad range of HR functions including staffing, employee relations, performance management, and HR projects and initiatives.

January 31, 2013

Here's an amazing opportunity to work virtually from your home office. Easton-Bell Sports has an opening for an experienced International Sales Director responsible for Action Sports in the Latin America region.

New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Based in Boston, Mass., New Balance seeks a Senior Designer for Warrior Apparel to be responsible for applying your strong design skills, innovative thinking and technical experience in performance and lifesstyle apparel toward creating new products, technologies for hockey and lacrosse.

Momentum Media PR is a results-driven PR agency specializing in bringing lifestyle brands to the forefront of their markets and the consumer mindshare and is currently searching for an Account Manager who is responsible for supporting both the President and the Momentum team on key accounts and in daily operations. This position to be based in Boulder, Colo. or Boston, Mass.

Reporting to the CEO of Sun Diego, the Retail Support Manager will be responsible for managing the company-wide retail IT strategy as well as finding and implementing any potential new/improved systems for the future and generally providing basic technology support for the distribution center. This position to be based in Carlsbad, Calif.

Alp-n-Rock is an apparel brand located in Carlsbad, Calif. and are looking for a talented, flexible, easy going Staff Accountant to assist with all financial matters.

Michael Gerald Ltd. has an immediate opening for an Assistant Designer/CAD Designer (Mens & Boys sportswear). You will be assisting in all areas of design and development. This position to be based in Cerritos, Calif.

Shimano, an industry leader in both fishing tackle and bike components based in Irvine, Calif., has an immediate opening for a Sales Manager in the Fish Division to be responsible for managing the sales of a broad portfolio of fishing related products including rods, reels, lures, line and gear. Local candidates preferred.

SPLIT Clothing is quickly growing and is currently expanding their team, seeking an Apparel Graphic Designer. This position requires someone who is passionate about design, can work well within a team, and is able to take direction while still demonstrating the ability to execute all divisions independently. This position to be based in Irvine, Calif.

Fox Head, located in Irvine, Calif. is looking for a Retail Operations Project Coordinator at headquarters!

5.11 Tactical, the tactical gear industry leader, is experiencing tremendous growth and expansion which has created an exciting and growing opportunity for a creative Graphic Designer who can capture the 5.11 brand essence for its t-shirt, fleece and hoodie graphics; hats, patches and caps; labels and hang tags. This position to be baed in Irvine, Calif.

January 30, 2013

Here's an amazing opportunity to work abroad. Do you have a passion for everything bicycles? As one of the fastest growing multi-channel e-commerce companies in Australia, Cell Bikes is expanding its team at in Sydney, NSW, Australia offices and is in need of a Purchasing Officer.

Arc'teryx is an energetic and exceptionally innovative company based in North Vancouver, Canada and is looking for an outdoor enthusiast with 8-10 years of experience to join its team as a Hardgoods Designer.

Black Diamond Equipment, maker of world class climbing and skiing gear, is in need of a Product Developer II for Apparel to oversee all development activity for these collections from design hand-off through sales sample evaluation and into pre-production. This position to be based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Altrec.com, based in Redmond, Ore. (Central Oregon), is seeking an experienced Marketing Manager responsible for Email, Loyalty & Promotions. This new position is being created with the ultimate goal of increasing e-mail conversion through strategic campaigns, and creating a new customer loyalty and retention program from the ground up, thereby increasing revenues and further establishing the Altrec.com brand in the marketplace.

LaCrosse Footwear Inc. is a Portland, Ore. based manufacturer of outdoor footwear currently on a mission for a Senior Product Designer to create innovative new designs for LaCrosse Footwear product while working within the development team to build new footwear lines from concept to reality.

Title Nine is a leading multi-channel retailer of women's athletic apparel & gear with 20 retail stores, thriving website, catalog business and a growing new brand, Bounce. If sports and fitness are a part of your life that you can't live without, you are an expert on technical performance fabrics, and you have a proven track record of success in developing outdoor performance product, this Product Line Manager based in Emeryville, Calif. (San Francisco Bay Area) could be the job for you!

A Confidential Leading Southern California Action Sports Group is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to join the team in Los Angeles, Calif.

Pacific Sunwear, rooted in California teen culture and now with over 800 stores in 50 states is swinging their doors wide open for "5" NEW people to join their crew in Anaheim, Calif.!
Senior Graphic Designer - Marketing
Graphic Designer - eCommerce
Senior Buyer - Men's Bottoms
District Manager - South NY/North NJ
Merchandise Planner

Alpinestars, located in Torrance, Calif. is looking for a Media Services Assistant to join the company.

Based in Corona, Calif., Monster Beverage Corporation is a leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages and are currently searching for an Art Department Manager to join our team. This position leads the creative/design direction for the Monster Energy Company brands while managing operations of the company's internal Art Department.

Swell.com, located in San Clemente, Calif. is looking for a Product Description Coordinator to join the crew.

Independent Trading Company, providing embellished sweatshirts to action sports companies since 1997, is seeking a Customer Service Representative to join the team in San Clemente, Calif.

Zamst, a market leader in sports bracing/supports based in Newport Beach, Calif., is looking for a Customer Service Representative who is responsible for all aspects of customer service to ensure customer satisfaction by providing quality customer service and information, processing customer orders, resolving customer issues, etc.

Freestyle USA in Costa Mesa, Calif. has an immediate opening for a Regional Account Executive to be responsible for managing existing regional accounts in the Action Sports watch industry as well as the opening of new doors.

A Confidential Local Retail Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. is looking for a dynamic, experienced Marketing Representative to help organize art & music events, manage promo budgets, interface with press, compile online newsletters, and support retail tenants.

A Confidential Company in Costa Mesa, Calif. is looking for a Retail Assistant Buyer with a passion for an eco-friendly lifestyle who can scout new products for its flagship "green" department store.

Tilly's a leading action sports retailer that offers a large assortment of clothing, shoes and accessories based in Irvine, Calif. has an immediate opening for a Production Manager.

 

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